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society in california is a very significant one. in san francisco is frankly the epi center of sex trafficking industry. and i find it interesting that the attorney general participated with the senator in his abnormal legislation and she did not do much about sex trafficking when she was the district attorney in the city and so, i walked to work through china town through russian hill and i pass sex dens every day and i wonder why the police don't do anything about it. we need more boots on the ground and will at the political level to enforce the law and appears that we need state level support as well. >> thank you, so this is a big picture question. miss dillon. >> what do you think that the legislature can do to address the systemic problems with the finances. >> that is a big picture question, it is a tough question. i think that in the long term a lot of the problems that we have here in the budget relate to the ease at which citizens can put ballot box budgeting measure into his our state rule books and they don't sunset and the legislature has increasing little control as
care. >> for the first time in more than three decades, california voters will decide whether or not to abolish the death penalty, and if the state's three strikes law should be reform reformed. the controversy continues over san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi's future even after he's reinstated by the board of supervisors. >>> plus writer lynn povich and her husband, steve shepard on journalism's transition to the digital age, coming up next. >>> good evening. i'm belva davis and welcome to this week in northern california. joining me on our news panel tonight are barbara taylor, kcbs city hall reporter and scott shafer, host of the california report on kqed public radio. and carla marinucci, san francisco chronicle senior political writer. carla, there is so much going on in politics today. let's start with the vice presidential debate. people said they wanted action. what did they get? >> that's right. you could almost hear the cheers coming out of san francisco, the bars and so forth as it was going on this week. a slugfest, a political slugfest. this is what the democra
on a california ballot that will raise taxes. one directly helps schools and the other has broader goals. and there's plenty of controversy with both of them. today the head of california schools weighed in on both of them. kimberly terry has a look at both propositions and what would happen if both passed. kimberly? >> reporter: it seems one thing most people can agree on is that public funding or public education desperately needs funding. how to get it? that's where the controversy comes in. let's take a closer look at what each measure is. prop 30 is a 7-year plan. it would raise income tax for californians making $250,000 or more a year. by 3%. it would also raise the sales tax by a quarter percent. the money would be used to fund k-12 and higher education. public safety programs and the remainor hoping to balance the state budget. prop 38 backed by civil rights attorney molly must knower will last 12 years and increase personal income taxes on a sliding scale. the money would be almost exclusively used for k-12 education. >> if you peel back the rhetoric. if you strip away the argu
, california will also vote on 11 state propositions. here to caulk us through this are two bay area political analysts that know the political arena and continue to inform us on print and in the air. we have belva davis and san francisco chronicle political reporter, paula maranoochi, welcome back. >> thank you for having us. >> i know you mow 2 political beat. >> my chain has been less than a bit, but i have had a little exposure to the real world of it. >> on the conventions, campaign trail and new hampshire together, it is an exciting election year. this one i think will come down to the wire. >> you think it will be really, really close. >> yes. >> i think a lot of people are predicting the same thing. >> maybe not in california, but when you talk about the swing states, it will be nerve racking. >> ohio seem to be that way. >> oh, yes. >> i want to ask awe few things about the presidential race in general and then we will get to the propositions. first of all in the debate and ever since, everybody is talking about reaching across the aisle. congress? grid locke. everybody agrees o
. dominant, powerful, what does his voice sound like? gerri: so much fun. california on the verge of financial ruin will offer up private pension plan. by the state cannot get its act together. >> the steadies point* witty will give another 200 -- 29 of a $2,000. >> the doughnut hole with $600 more. the bush tax cuts, 800 million -- billion -dollar. >> 1.7 -- 1.6 trillion dollar of wealth loss. gerri: numbers confusion. joe iden could not get hs facts straight. the truth behind his the truth behind his outrageous claims. ♪ grew up in a small town and when the rain would fall down ♪ ♪ i'd just stare out my window ♪ ♪ dreaming ofhat could be and if i'd end up happy ♪ ♪ i would pray i could breakaway ♪ ♪ i'll spread my wings and i'll learn how to fly ♪ i'll do what it takes till i touch the sky ♪ ♪ i gotta make a wish, take a chance, make a change, and break away ♪ ♪ out of the darkness and into the sun ♪ ♪ i won't forget all the ones that i love ♪ ♪ i gotta take a risk, take a chance, make a change, and break away ♪ gerri: when it comes to the f
on the california ballot. the two propositions both raise taxes. one helps just schools. the other has broader goals. and there's plenty of controversy with both of them. today the head of the california public schools weigh in to nbc area on the debate and kimberly tere has more on propositions 30 and 38. >> reporter: diane, state superintendent for public instruction tom turricsen wants voters to say yes on both measures. we caught up with him, but with the election so close, education and these propositions weren't far from his mind. he carefully considered both prop 30 and 38 and says both would help get more money into public schools. >> now, i'm equally strong on both, and i believe that they'll both represent a major rescue plan for the schools. without the passage of either one of them, our schools face more devastating cuts. possibly a shortening of the school year by four weeks. this would make it one of the shortest school years in the modern economy, the modern global world that we are in, and it would hurt our students' ability to compete. >> reporter: so what exactly do the measures do
talking to voters about an array of measures on the california ballot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us why both are deciding to use a more personal approach. >> reporter: this election is very very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on. the rest of it from propositions to the president not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there oh they say this is important. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> so it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, and then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have note yet made up their minds. >> it's a lot more investigating the deal. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude and sad when people are trying to s
stop. it's eight hours behind schedule and not expected to arrive at the california science center until tomorrow. crews are having trouble with the trailer carrying endeavour. and the large crowds have made logistics more complicated. thousands of have waited hours. >> reporter: people in los angeles can be a bit blase about seeing stars. yet, seeing a starship is a show even hollywood cannot rival. >> it's awesome. so big too. i can't believe it's going down the street. >> reporter: you don't normally see a space shutting outside a donut shop. crowds could read the numbers on the tiles. >> i want to see it, because i never saw it. and i wanted to be an astronaut. >> reporter: moving a 78-ton spacecraft in the second- largest city in the country is an endeavor in itself. they walk alongside the giant rig, guiding it with a wireless joystick. the driver says the crowd has been routeing for him. >> there's some real enthusiasm, when we worked our way through a real tight spot. >> reporter: on some neighborhood streets, the shuttle's 78-foot wing span didn't have room to spare. >> w
in california, we have several state-wide propositions that are getting voters' attention. >> both parties are reaching out before they head to the polls. >> this election is very, very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on. the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voter on the issue. >> you go out and say it's important, i should know the issues and i think it's e ffective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's a combination of getting stuff in the mail and seeing things on tv and the direct contact that brings the deal home. >> we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not made up their mind. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: most people don't. >> i think it's actually rude and bad when people are trying to sway you. it's a personal opinion. and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough that i can make up my own mind. >> door to door c
, what does his voice sound like? gerri: so much fun. california on the verge of financial ruin will offer up private pension plan. by the state cannot get its act together. >> the steadies point* witty will give another 200 -- 29 of a $2,000. >> the doughnut hole with $600 more. the bush tax cuts, 800 million -- billion -dollar. >> 1.7 -- 1.6 trillion dollars of wealth loss. gerri: numbers confusion. joe biden could not get his facts straight. the truth behind his the truth behind his outrageous claims. you see us, at the start o. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you e us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us ban are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pi
sound like? gerri: so much fun. california on the verge of financial ruin will offer up private pension plan. by the state cannot get its act together. >> the steadies point* witty will give another 200 -- 29 of a $2,000. >> the doughnut hole with $600 more. the bush tax cuts, 800 million -- billion -dollar. >> 1.7 -- 1.6 trillion dollars of wealth loss. gerri: nubers confusion. joe biden couldot get his facts straight. the truth behind his outrageous claims. gerri: when it comes to the fact that matter the most the jobsmarket debt and deficit in his easy to of this gate and we saw lot of that last night with the vice-presidential debate. i want to set the record straight. vice psident biden use the word fact 26 times the hard pressed to deliver any. over tax policy biden: the only way to find $5 trillion of loopholes is to cut the mortgage deduction, health care deduction take away the ability to get a tax break to send kids to college. ryan: he is wrong about that. you can preserve the purposes for middle class taxpayers. biden: has never bee done before it. ryan: it has been done a c
. >> "endeavour" is a national treasure. i am pleased. and the new home here in southern california. >> "endeavour's" home will be the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> clearly this was an instant tourist attraction in los angeles. people have found creative ways to take photos of themselves and the space shuttle. very nice. a good one. there are many more pictures on our website at nbc bay area.com. they're inside our top story. in a race for the white house -- clearing the calendar for the next three days. told to prepare for tuesday's debate. he used his address to take credit for jobs. >> i bet on workers and, that bet is paying off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his runningmate are both in the swing state of ohio. and romney spoke to a large crowd as you can see there and hammered the president on china, jobby yaegs and the president's proposal, to increase taxes on people who make more than $250,000 a year. >> then of course he says he is going to raise taxes, does anyone really thi
a husband and wife from southern california, and who were arrested near seattle, will be charged with turmeric. she is survived by her husband, four children and one grandchild. >>> caltrain says a woman is hospitalized after being struck by a train in san francisco. a spokeswoman said the woman was on that near 16 street when she was hit by a southbound train at about 10:20 a.m. this morning. caltrain says it appears to be an accident. 160 passengers on that train were transferred to another train. caltrain service returned to normal by noon today. >>> a string of accidents on interstate 880 set several people to the hospital this morning. first, a man and fell asleep at the wheel and hit another car and the northbound lane. this was at about 5:00 a.m. a few minutes later, a man driving a honda -- honda civic and the same area was rear- ended which caused him to run into another car. we're told that all the injuries were miner. >>> a first of its kind fire drill was held this morning. fire officials say the drill in the kent woodlands area is particularly important because ac
in california. is it a conspiracy by oorksz r.. >>> another person died from the deadly meningitis outbreak linked to tainted vials of steroid medication. the latest victim is in indiana and the total number of reported cases is 197. the out break turned into a major health care after a massachusetts company shipped tainted vials of the painkiller. >> and syria banning turkish airlines from flying into its air space. the regime and moscow say the plane was carrying radar equipment. turkey promised to continue grounding syrian planes suspected of carrying that type of cargo. now back to "geraldo at large". >> i wanted to hug all of my children. it was horrifying. i can't imagine how her parents feel. and just my heart goes out to them. >> using a missing puppy as bait. a len year old wyoming girl was lured in a toyota forerunner and then he kidnap raped the child. the f.b.i. is asking people in wyoming and other states for help in finding the vehicle and man suspected of pertraiting the crime. thankfully the child survived. as you know not jessica ridgeway, the kidnap murder and desecration
. >> courage and tiffany hartley whether there is a conspiracy to fix gas price in california. is it a conspiracy byarge on fox news.com. >> i wanted to hug all of my children. it was horrifying. i can't imagine how her parents feel. and just my heart goes out to them. >> using a missing puppy as bait. a len year old wyoming girl was lured in a toyota forerunner and then he kidnap raped the child. the f.b.i. is asking people in wyoming and other states for help in finding the vehicle and man suspected of pertraiting the crime. thankfully the child survived. as you know not jessica ridgeway, the kidnap murder and desecration happened before that a week ago friday 500 miles away in colorado. both the colorado and wyoming child abduction remind us of a case 7 years in idaho, we met a brave little girl named shasta. >> he was a sick monster who could do this to a child. abandon all hope ye who enter here in abandoned mine where sarah ridgeway's body was found. this reminding us of another girl who disappeared with her brother. >> i am sad other families have to go through what my
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much. that is why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door-to- door to educate voters on the issue. >> when you go out there and say this is important, i should know the issues. i really think it is effective. >> reporter: it is a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it is really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what is on tv and the direct contact that brings it all home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decision to be made, we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not yet made up their mind. >> i still have a lot more investigating to do. >> i am still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it is rude and bad when people are trying to sway us. it is a really personal opinion and everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel i am intelligent enough to make up my own mind. >> reporter: still door-to-door campaigning won't end any time soon. >> in the final analysis it does improve turnout, so, for now we are stuck with this system and we will see what
authorizing the mayor's office of housing to accept and expend 2011 calhome grant for the california department of housing and community development in a total amount of 1 million 500 thousand dollars and to expend program income from associated loan repayments to assist the low-income first-time home buyers and low-income home owners. er >> yes, good morning, teresa, mayor's office of housing, the resolution is to accept and expend 1.5 million as calhome state financing, we'll be using the program to assist with home buyer's payment assistance as well as doing rehabilitation for owner occupied units, this is our fifth allocation of calhome founds, its's an example of how we're using state financing in a very successful way. >> on this item, do we have a budget analyst report? >> no, we don't. >> any question fwrs the committee, if not, let's go to public comment for this item? are there any members of the public who wish to speak on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. okay, we have a motion by supervisor avalos, with recommendation we'll forward it, thank you, item 4 h
. this is history in the making. that shuttle is inching, inching closer to the permanent home. the california science center. again, it was supposed to be there a lot earlier but the arrival time keeps getting pushed back. the right now museum officials are hoping it will arrive to the science center in the next hour. however, no guarantees. the endeavour was supposed to get there at nine last night. it has been a tight squeeze passed trees and power poles. they are trying to cut down as few trees as possible. >> rocket scientist went to san francisco to witness the transport. >> it is once in a lifetime p thing to as shuttle going down the streets. especially in l.a. >> i had to see it. >> just in los angeles, 268 trees have been cut down so far to get the shuttle through there. and there are going to be more than 700 planted as replacement. >>> they continue to search for clues surrounding the death of the little girl who was kidnapped and killed. >> last night, the westminster community came together to celebrate the life of jessica ridgeway. she disappeared while walking to school a week
the outcome of the propositions. the head of the california schools weigheden to nbc bay area. and in the newsroom with more on what he hopes voters will do come november. hello. >> state superintendent tom tolikson wants voters to say yes on both measures. we were able to catch up, in the bay area for grand opening of the delta center. with the election so close, edge kaegs a -- education and the props are on his mind. he knows it can get confusing. measures do similar things. that's the point to provide a major rescue plans for schools. wou without the passage of eithers. schools will face devastating cuts and possibly have to shorten the school year by four weeks. >> it can be confusing. i urge voters to look carefully at votes. i am, the head of education for california, superintendent of schools, and i have looked at them both and i believe their vote will be valuable in restoring billions our schools need. by the way if they both pass -- you are not double taxed. the one with the most votes that goes into effect. >> what exactly do the measures do. governor jerry brown,
budget decisions and cutting the arts and at the state level, california is at the bottom of the 50 states in terms of funding for the arts. so to be in a city where the arts are as important to be heard here at government audit and oversight committee is a testament to the fortune we have to the commitment of arts and culture as a core value and part of the core solution over all challenges we face of the city and the celebration of the city. i think to start there i think it's a great honor to serve in my role and work on some of these challenges ahead of us. >> president farrell: just one question. san francisco does very well compared to other california cities but california does poorly to other states. the first finding we're asked to comment on is that we develop more than any other municipality in the u. s. do you know where we stand in there hasn't been a comprehensive analysis from what you've seen. >> yes. i want to clarify. we were asked to either agree, disagree partially, or disagree wholly by the instructions. in terms of the cup half full or empty when we disagree pa
an array of measures on the california ballot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us why both parties are going for the door to door approach. >> reporter: the rest of it from propositions to the president not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there they say oh this is important. i should know the issues and i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's what's really a combination of getting stuff in the mails seeing what's on tv and them that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with people out the street. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude. and bad when people are trying to sway. it's just a really personal opinion and i think everyone's entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and tha
california and in san francisco and in that capacity to welcome you here today to see this movie screening. there are 800 san francisco public high school students here today. so thank you for being here. [ applause ] it's really amazing. really amazing. there are 2400 of your classmates sitting in movie theaters around this city as we speak, all of you are watching the film this morning together. so we really appreciate it. we laid down a challenge to oakland. oakland has now pledged to screen the film between now and october 4th and we heard from san mateo county is now pledging to show the film to kids in san mateo county. so you really started a movement in the bay area and we appreciate you being here today to see this very special film. as the united states attorney here i meet with community groups and leaders all over the bay area, all over northern california, as i said from the oregon border to monterey. certainly with in the wake of the shootings in wisconsin. i meet with arab museum people and lgbt organizations and we talk about all kinds of issues. we talk about fraud. we t
the california environment quality act, and number 2 is case number 2008 .0789k, 101 1st street, also known as the transbay tower block 3720 lot 001, this is the recreation and park commission to 1, recommend to the planning commission that the net new shadow from the proposed project at 101 first street will not have an adverse impact on union square, st. mary's square, portsmouth square, justin her man plaza, maritime mraz & woh hei yuen park, chinese recreation center and boeddeker park as riper by planning code section 295, 2, allocate net new shadow to the proposed projts at 101 first street for the following six park property union square, st. mary ice square, portsmouth square, justin her man plaza, maritime plaza, and we will ask that you then open the public hearing. first staff? >> good morning, commissioners, my name is karen, i'm a planner with the recreation and parks department, as the commission secretary has read the items out to you today, we're going to have -- there's two items for your consideration, first is a joint item for both commissions amending the 1989 memo to ad
. this is a live look from los angeles as the shuttle makes its way to its new home at the california science center. and look at all the people out tonight in l.a. watching that. it's taken two days for the shuttle to make the 12-mile trip. crews had to maneuver it through the streets of los angeles as you saw there. nbc's stephanie stanton talked to excited fans who lined up to get a glimpse of the shuttle. >> reporter: thousands of excited fans lined the streets for day two of the shuttle's slow crawl through the streets of l.a. >> this is history. >> reporter: at top speeds of just 2 miles an hour, officials navigated the 170,000-pound shuttle through the city, carefully avoiding trees, street lights, and even coming within inches of some buildings. why'd you want to come see it? >> because it looks really big. and cool. >> oh my god. huge. really huge. it's amazing to see that this was in space and now it's here in our city. >> reporter: last night engineers were faced with one of their most difficult maneuvers yet, getting "endeavour" across the 405 freeway. this morning, the shuttle ma
on display at the california science center. people, thousands lining the route on rooftaps. packed ten deep on the road to get a glimpse of this historic moment. guiding us through this, let's go to our reporters, and we have a special guest. let me introduce him. casey wian has spent the last hours walking alongside "endeavour." john zarrella on a rooftop along the storied parade route. and a special guest especially on this day when we honor "endeavour," leroy child, a nasa astronaut who flew into space and back aboard the very spacecraft. thank you all for joining us, especially you, mr. chow. first to john zarrella. what's the holdup here? >> reporter: right now we're looking at four hours behind schedule. and once they get here, we are at an area near a shopping mall that was going to be the second official viewing area. and it should have been here four hours ago. and it's still down in the distance, a ways away from us. what's been the holdup is this entire route today, they have had to go and cut down and move -- not cut down trees, but they've hato trim trees back on both sides of
historic two-mile trip to the california science center. it is really amazing. the more than 100,000-ton spacecraft halted traffic on a notorious road in l.a. 50 years of your leaving college, a california woman finally receives her bachelor's degree. all of chandler began pursuing a degree in home economics in 1938. marriage, work, and family forced her to a delay hurt education. at the age of 40, she was told that she was one course short. her daughter cost for the college to recognize a mother's love for lifelong learning with the letter. her case was reviewed and they found she had enough credits to graduate. >> a good education but you in good stead. my education was used the times are raised the family. >> she proudly displays her diploma. san jose even backdated it to 1959. the baltimore running festival is in the record books. still ahead, our wrap up of the annual events. >> chilly, but a nice day to day. changes are coming. eventually the rain will come down in the weather plus [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken nood
picture out of los angeles. this is on its way to the california science center. it is only going to m.p.h. through the streets of los angeles. it is going to m.p.h.only going the speed of 2 m.p.h. it is not only going to a ride until early monday morning. for the california science center. >> this triathlon we will talk about this moving actions from a group of soldiers. one boy was actions from a group of soldiers. one boy was allow[ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send
making its way slowly, slowly, to its new home in los angeles at the california science center. the shuttle was supposed to arrive last night by nine. it started rolling about 1:30 this morning, and it's made another eight blocks or so. but it still has about two and a half miles to go. now, there is no single reason, they say, for the delay. it's the accumulation of many small problems along the way. in one case a tree that planners did not think would be in the way had to be cut down. large crowd gathered in one spot where they thought they might hit a light post. >> because it is dark, it's hard to distinguish actual objects from shadows. the surface of the vehicle is incredibly fragile. you can damage a tile just with your thumbnail. so he slowed the pace of the orbiter down to maybe a half-mile an hour, a mile an hour. >> on september 21st the endeavour made a quicker pass over the bay area riding peggy -- piggy back on a specially-equipped boeing 747. >> an east bay community is on alert this weekend after a series of mail thefts. it's happening near cutting boulevard in
angeles at the california science center. this is a live look. you know the shuttle was supposed to arrive last night by 9:00, but it had to take a break. it started rolling again around 1:30 this morning and has since traveled another 8 blocks with roughly a mile and a half to go. now there's no single reason for this delay. it's the accumulation of a lot of small problems along the way. in one case a tree that planners thought would not be in the way had to be cut down. it has to be very carefully maneuvering around light poles as well. what you are looking at now is how endeavor made a much quicker pass through the bay area on september 21st when it flew over on the back of a specially-equipped boeing 747 on its way to l.a. >>> we have more developing news for you now. extreme athlete feel felix bumgarner is on his way to mike a skydive from 23 miles above the earth. and this was the scene as he launched from rosswell, new mexico around 8:30 this morning. he's inside a capsule being lifted by a 30 million tube pick foot helium balloon. the jump was postponed twice last week by high wind
a republican from california, good morning. how affective do think political ads are? caller: think it is about finding a balance between the pacs and the candidates. i have a lot of friends to think the negative ads go too far. when they actually attack the candidate with the facts, i think they are effected. host: looking back at this "new york daily news" story - she's a single mother and one of the undecided voters. neil, fort lauderdale, independent college. caller: i'm not really an independent in view of the silly stuff going on. i fancied myself as a political agnostic. i believe that political campaign ads are effective if one has been in bed. -- inept. one can clearly know when one is being duped. the lady called from florida rick berg -- referred to independents lacking education. there are a lot of independents out there. the reason we are independent is because we will make up our own minds. i thank you for your time. host: about undecided voters? caller: i think the undecided voters are probably those who are dealing with the daily day- to-day stresses and they don't really unders
for the final launch of "endeavor." >> reporter: "endeavor" was built in california and arrived home in style weeks ago on the back of a 747. the schultz will dock here tonight at the california science center, the end of its final mission. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >> axelrod: that's cbs evening news for tonight. thanks for joining us. good night. captioning spons league championship series. the financial boost the racr the pennant could have on or economy. clean up begins in the afteh of a devastating fire at a popular bay area restauranty a former tenant of the builg tells cbs 5 -- he's not surprised about what happen. and actor and television ho, gary collins has died after being rushed to the hospita. cbs five eyewitness news is next. good evening, i'm ann,,,,
and democrats went door-to-door in berkeley talking to voters are about an arain of measures on the california ballot. >> this election is very important. >> reporter: en that's then one thing we can agree on. the rest of it, not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today to go door-to- door to educate voters on the issues. >> you go out there, they say, oh, this is important, and i think it's really effective. >> reporter: the republicans are employ employing the same strategy. >> it's a matter of seeing what's on tv, and in the mail, and then that direct contact brings it all home. >> reporter: we spoke with a lot of people out are on the street who have not yet made up their minds. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> i'm still reading some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude, and bad when people are trying to sway us. it's a really personal opinion, and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> re
tierra, a esta hora el tra transbordador estÁ en la centro de ciencias de california donde seguramente serÁ visitado por miles de niÑos que al verlo soÓo ran con viajar cada vez mÁs lejos, luis zaragoza acamompaÑÓ esta Última misiÓn cumplida >>> a sÓlo h horas de la llegad de endevour el centro de ciencia de los Ángeles el jÚbilo y las emociones se vivÍan por donde quiera que pasaba la nave >>> es importante porque es sobre la historia de los estados unidos, y es importante que los niÑos miren que el e un endevous parte del futuro tambiÉn >>> las cÁmaras tomaron este momento del encuentro, miles y miles de personas de todas partes y diferentes condados miraban este viaje como un momento histÓrico que no querÍan perder >>> es historia que va a pasar ahorita para la nuevo generaciÓn >>> quiÉn iba a decir que el transbordador endevour, en el espacio ahora favor las callen los Ángeles su Última misiÓn su viaje fue lento con un peso de 80 tonelada y una altura de 78 pies es la Última nave especial del programa de los transbordad transbordadores y ahora esta misiÓn se
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with the soviet union, so states like mississippi, states like georgia, texas, florida, southern california, arizona and north carolina are all being transformed in the post-world war ii period by this historic shift in population. just think about it. this period from 1964 to 2008 can be thought of this kind of the period of sunbelt dominance in the american presidential history. if you think about it, every president elected from 1964 to 2008 comes from a state of the sunbelt. lyndon johnson from texas, richard nixon from california, gerald ford was not even elected vice president. he was from michigan. jimmy carter from georgia, ronald reagan from california, the first george bush from texas and bill clinton from arkansas and the second bush from texas. so 2008 is in some ways a watershed election it's in being the four-year period of sunbelt dominance. there were issues that were critical in the politics that developed, they came out of the sunbelt and they tended to have a conservative back to them. they tended to be oriented around history of strong national defense, of an opposition
and expected to finish the 12-mile trip to the california science center around 2:00 or 3:00 this morning. earlier in the day there were large crowds and parties in the streets as the endeavour made it's way through l.a.. it was slowed by tight turns, felled trees and even trucks. nonetheless tens of thousands people stuck it out and watched the shuttle come by. the five-story shuttle that traveled eight speed of 17,500 miles per hour in space crawled through l.a. at a speed of, get this, about 2 miles per hour. >>> very, very cool pictures there. >>> all right, showing signs of improvement. what a young pakistani girl is able to do after being shot by the taliban after speak out for women's rights. >> how this base-jumper made a . >>> people in a denver suburb released balloons today for the family of jessica ridgeway. the search for the missing 10- year-old ended wednesday when her body was up for in a park about seven miles from her home in westminster. police believe that the 5th grader was abducted on her way to school eight days ago. the fbi and the state law enforcement have joine
-presidential debate looks to the scuffle between california democrats. we will show you the unlikely combatants. and with only three weeks in three days to go into election day, clear politics showing only nine states solidly in the obama column. the "a-team" is next. yeah, i'm loing to save, but i'm not sure wch policy is right for me. you should try our coverage checker. it helps you see if you have too much coverage or not enough, making it easier to get what you need. [ beeping ] these are great! [ beeping ] how are you, um, how are you doing? i'm going to keep looking over here. probably a good idea. ken: what's a good idea? nothing. with coverage checker, it's easy to find your perfect policy. visit progressive.com today. gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more [ russian accent ] rubles. eh, eheh, eh, eh. [ brooklyn accent ] 50% more simoleons. [ western accent ] 50% more sawbucks. ♪ [ maine accent ] 50% more clams. it's a lobster, either way. [ male annncer ] the capital one cash rewards card. with a 50% annual cash bonus, it's the card for people who like more cash.
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